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Halaman 403 - WINCHELL -PREADAMITES: or, A Demonstration of the Existence of Men before Adam ; together with a Study of their Condition, Antiquity, Racial Affinities, and Progressive Dispersion over the Earth. With Charts and other Illustrations. By ALEXANDER WINCHELL, LL. D., Prof- of Geology and Palaeontology in the University of Michigan ; Author of " Sketches of Creation,
Halaman 430 - DESCRIPTIVE SOCIOLOGY, or Groups of Sociological Facts,' classified and arranged by Herbert Spencer. Compiled and abstracted by David Duncan, MA, Professor of Logic, etc., in the Presidency College, Madras, Richard Scheppig, Ph. D., and James Collier.
Halaman 147 - Colombia was, by reason of her own delay, to be placed in the "more advantageous" position of claiming not merely the compensation to be paid by the United States for the privilege of completing the canal, but also the...
Halaman 140 - The resolution establishing the office of Commissioner of Fisheries required that the person to be appointed should be a civil officer of the Government, of proved scientific and practical acquaintance with the fishes of the coast, to serve without additional salary. The choice was thus practically limited to a single man for whom, in fact, the office had been created.
Halaman 543 - They now are seen to resemble a luxuriant garden, which contains the greatest variety of productions, in different nourishing beds; and one advantage we may at least reap from it is, that we can, as it were, extend the range of our experience to an immense duration.
Halaman 538 - ... of which I can hardly say which is the most dangerous. If we indulge a fanciful imagination and build worlds of our own, we must not wonder at our going wide from the path of truth and nature; but these will vanish like the Cartesian vortices, that soon gave way when better theories were offered. On the other hand, if we add observation to observation, without attempting to draw not only certain conclusions, but also conjectural views from them, we offend against the very end for which only observations...
Halaman 436 - Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, United States Army, the first volume of which has appeared (A — Berlinski) in sin.
Halaman 570 - Experiments on the Solar and on the Terrestrial Rays that occasion Heat; with a comparative View of the Laws to which Light and Heat, or rather the Rays which occasion them, are subject, in order to determine whether they are the same or different.